Authorization Letter Template

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[City Government Letterhead]


Chief Information Officer
145 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0145

Dear Chief Information Officer:

As [Mayor (or equivalent title)] for the city of [city name, state name], {OR} [Title], the highest-ranking IT official appointed by the Mayor of [city name, state name], I formally request that authority over the [] third-level domain name be delegated to the City of [city name, state name].

I attest that I am the highest-ranking elected official for [city name, state name] {OR} have signing rights and can act on behalf of the [title of the highest-ranking elected official] for the City of [city name, state name]. By requesting this domain name, I will insure the website content of the requested domain name conforms with the .GOV website content policy.

This domain name will be used for [purpose].

The use of this domain is consistent with the City of [city name] Internet policy. [Mr./Ms. first name, last name] will be the Administrative Point of Contact (POC) for []. If there are any questions, please contact [him/her] at [phone number] or via email at [email address].

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.




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